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Robert “Bob” David Kleinknecht

  • Graduated high school from Northwood High School in Montgomery County, Maryland in 1969
  • Graduated from The University of South Carolina in 1973 with B. S. in Education and with a M. B. A from Webster University
  • High School: All County at Northwood in baseball, basketball and football
  • Baseball coach at Willington Academy in Orangeburg 1975-1976
  • Served as Moore/Sneed Middle School Basketball Coach from 1977-2004
  • West Florence: Served as Assistant Football Coach from 1977 – 1990 Served as Head Baseball coach for 38 years from 1977 – 2015 Career baseball record of 632 wins and 303 loses Currently is ranked third in wins in South Carolina High School Baseball history Won Baseball State Championship in 1995 State Runner up in Baseball in 1997 Won Region Championship 7 times Made State Playoffs 32 of his 38 years coaching baseball South Carolina “Coach of the Year” in 1995 Region “Coach of the Year” five times in 1989, 1992, 1995, 1997 and 2012 Coach for SC/NC High School All Star Baseball Game in 2000 and 2009
  • College: Played on University of South Carolina Basketball Team as a Freshman in 1969 for Buck Freeman Played on University of South Carolina Baseball Team for Coach Bobby Richardson 1969 – 1973 Served as Captain of the USC Baseball Team as a Senior in 1973 Served as a Graduate Assistant for Baseball Team in 1973 – 1974 and USC team made the College World Series
  • Assists with Miracle League of Florence
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes